Day 42: Double Winged Puff Fold

double winged puff pocket square fold
The double winded puff fold combines the overcoat fold with the winged puff. It requires the use of two pocket squares that are preferably similar in size. Here is how you create this unusual fold:

Double Winged Puff Fold Step-by-Step:

Double fold pocket squareLay noth pocket squares down flat.

double winged puffFold both in half to create two triangles.

double winged puff foldNow take the pocket square that you want in the center and fold down both tips of the triangle to create a rectangle.

double winged puff fold pocket squaresLay the rectangle on top of the triangle. The rectangle should be about 1 inch higher than the triangle below.

double winged pocket square foldFold down the wings of the triangle. This wraps the rectangle.

double fold for pocket squaresFold back the right and left corner of the square containing both pocket squares. This is done to adjust the size so that the fold fits into your breast pocket.

how to fold a double winged puff foldAt last, tug the completed fold into your breast pocket.

Day 41: Double Fold

double pocket square fold
The “Double Fold”, sometimes also called double flat fold or double presidential fold, is another one of those folds taking advantage of using two differently colored pocket squares. I like this fold most when wearing one of my casual summer window pane plaid blazers. Using two differently colored pocket squares allows me to coordinate with the colors found on the jacket. A fun fold that is a bit more on the elegant side. Here is how you create this fold:

Double Fold Step-by-Step:

double foldLay both squares down flat.

double presidential foldNext, fold both squares in half to create two equal rectangles.

double presidential fold pocket squareNow lay one rectangle over the other. About a 1/4 inch of the pocket square below should be showing on one long side.

double4Fold the top square into thirds.

double presidential fold pocket square how toFold over the other side.

double presidential fold pocket square how to guideNow wrap the pocket square by folding the outer square around the inner square.

double pocket square fold for menFold both sides to create a complete wrap.

double hanky foldTurn the pocket square over so that the folds are hidden on the back side. Then, place the pocket square into your breast pocket. That’s all!

Day 40: Overcoat Fold

overcoat coat pocket square fold
The “Overcoat” fold is a fun fold that takes advantage of using 2 pocket squares on a single fold. I usually prefer to use one solid and one patterned pocket square. Here is how you create the overcoat fold.

Overcoat Fold Step-by-Step:

overcoatLay both squares down flat.

overcoat pocket squareFold the pocket square you want in the center into a triangle. The pocket square that creates the overcoat is fold into a rectangle.

overcoat pocket square foldFold both wings from the triangle down to crete a square. As for the rectangle, fold again to create a longer shaped rectangle.

how to overcoat pocket square foldLay the square on top of the rectangle.

styling your pocket square overcoat foldFold the rectangle over the shoulders of the square.

overcoat hankyFold back the overcoat to secure the center square.

overcoat hanky foldPlace into your breast pocket and your are done!